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Nov 17, 2012 8:00pm EST
the book and read the opening sentence in the store. jackie browne at 26 with no expression on his face said that he could get some guns. i finished the book at home and one sitting and it was like 180 pages and felt like i -- he moved the story almost entirely with dialogue. the conversation of cops and criminals. their voices establishing the style. i stopped trying to tell those what was going in the book and began to show. began to show in pot i want of view in the views of the characters. bad guys and good ones. often cannot resist a set piece with a crazy kind of scat logical poetry, the matter of george v. hying ins. that's pretty much how i learned to write in a style i lifted from hyingens but changed enough until it became my own sound. i want to thank the national book foundation for my award, and recognize executive directer, and his people for keeping this event on track despite sandy trying to stop us. they deserve our thanks and praise. i have to tell you -- [applause] i have to tell you i'm energized by the honor. the only thing i wanted to do in my life is have a good t
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